Sustainability in Action (SiA) is a Non-Government, Non-Profit, Non-Religious, and Non-Political Organization Registered in Tanzanian Mainland with Registration Number 00NGO/R/1920.
A Community with Sustainable Environmental, Social and Economic Development.
1. Promote innovation of social and economic community development initiatives for sustainable development
3. Promote social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly
4. Promote best practices in resource utilization for sustainable development
Area of Operations
Sustainability in Action (SiA) operates in all regions of Tanzania Mainland with the aim of enabling the community to achieve sustainable Community Development through environmental, agricultural and social-economic initiatives.
Scope of Initiatives
SiA intends to accelerate social and economic development through sustainable agriculture, social-economic development and environmental conservation initiatives that will enable the community to achieve desired development.
Thematic area of operations
1 Empowerment of Communities
Sustainability in Action (SiA) has Departments that coordinate and manage all Organization activities. Operations departments include all departments except the Administration department.
All departments coordinate with each other in the implementation of SiA Programmes.
In the provision of consultation services, Operation departments are guided by Consultancy and Public Services Department.
Administration Department (AD)
This department coordinates all Organization General Management and Administration Issues.
It coordinates with other departments by providing Administrative support in Activities.
This department is responsible with Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of all SiA Programmes and Strategies.
This is a special department responsible with all environmental issues.
It supports and advises other departments on all environmental issues
This department currently manages the implementation of the Sustainable Environment Management and Protection Programme (SEMAPP)
Department of Agriculture and Development (DAD)
This department is responsible with all issues relating to Agriculture.
It supports and advises other departments in All Agriculture related activities
This department is now implementing Agriculture and Development Programme (ADP)
Research, Training and Facilitation Department (RTFD)
This department is responsible with Research, Training and Facilitation.
It supports and advises other departments in Research, Training and Facilitation.
This department is special responsible with management of all researches SiA Research Issues
Community Development Department (CDD)
This department is responsible with all issues relating to Community development.
It supports and advises other departments in Social and economic development issues
This department is currently implementing Sustainable Community Development Programme (SCDP).
Consultancy and Public Services Department (CPSD)
This department coordinates all SiA Consultancy and Public services.
It coordinates with other departments by providing Support in Consultancy and public services.
SiA Special Offices
SiA Head Office (HO)
This is a special Office under Administration Department (AD).
HO Coordinates SiA Organization with Other Organization.
SiA Consultancy Office (CO)
This is a Special Office under Consultancy and Public Services Department (CPSD)
CO manages all SiA Consultancy services.
SiA Research Office (RO)
This Office is under Research, Training and Facilitation Department (RTFD)
RO Main role is to coordinate all SiA Research activities.
Sustainability in Action (SiA) Organization is Open for Partnership in Joint Researches and joint implementation of Community Development Projects.
SiA is interested in researches and projects that aiming at promoting Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainable Development.
SiA has available enough skilled and experienced Researchers, Agriculture Experts, Environment specialists, Community Development Experts, and Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation experts ready for implementation of Projects.
SiA operates in the following kinds of partnership;
For partners interested in joint project implementation
For corporate Organizations/companies.
For technical experts like researchers and other environment and community development experts.
For people and local groups at the grassroots level.
Current SiA Partner and Funder
Expert and Staffs
SiA has experts from different fields who work together in the implementation of SiA Programmes
SiA relies on Permanent and part time staffs
1. Research experts
2. Project planning and Implementation experts
3. Monitoring and Evaluation Experts
4. Environment Management and audit Experts
5. Agriculture production experts
6. Agriculture Marketing experts
7. Community Development Experts
SiA Strategic Goals
SiA developed Strategic goals that aiming to facilitate achievement of SiA Vision, Mission and Objectives as follow;
Goal #1: Sustainable Agriculture
To strengthen the linkage between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers as well as agriculture institutions in order to increase agriculture productivity and promote agriculture commercialization and sustainability.
Goal #2: Community Empowerment
To induce and facilitate innovation of social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
Goal #3: Resources Utilization
To promote a sustainable economy of marginal communities in underprivileged parts of Tanzania by facilitating the adoption of best practices of effective resource utilization.
Goal #4: Environmental Conservation
To encourage the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental conservation initiatives.
Goal #5: Partnership and Collaboration
To promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as environmental and social impacts assessment
#1. Sustainable Community Development Programme (SCDP)
General Objective: This programme aims to induce and facilitate social and economic community development initiatives that will help the community to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
#2. Sustainable Environment Management and Protection Programme (SEMAPP)
General Objective: The purpose of this programme is to promote the use of social and economic practices which are environmentally friendly through environmental management and conservation initiatives.
#3. Project Management and Evaluation for Sustainable Development (PMESD)
General Objective: This programme intends to promote best practices in research, project management and evaluation through partnership in programme/projects and provision of support in project management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
#4. Agriculture and Development Programme (ADP)
General Objective: This programme focus on the facilitation and promotion of agriculture development through innovation and adoption of Best Agriculture Practices, commercialization of Agriculture, and collaboration between farmers, agro-dealers, input suppliers, and agriculture institutions.
SiA Strategic Plan – Summary
Summary of Strategic plan
Sustainability in Action (SiA) is intends to enable the community to achieve sustainable environmental, social and economic development.
All SiA Plans and Strategies derived from SiA Vision, Mission and Objective.
➠ From SiA Vision, Mission and objectives SiA Strategic Goals were formulated.
➠ Then from SiA’s Strategic Goals, SiA Programmes were Formulated.
➠ From SiA Programmes Various projects are developed.
➠ Then SiA activities are derived from SiA Projects.
Description of Execution of Strategic plan
SiA Vision, Mission and Objective
SiA Strategic Goals
SiA Monitoring and Evaluation
SiA M&E Areas of Emphasis
SiA considers the appropriateness of Programme/project objectives to the problems that it was supposed to address and to the physical and policy environment within which it operated.
SiA measures how productively means (inputs) such as money, time, equipment, personnel were used in the creation of results (outputs), and the quality of the results achieved.
SiA Compare results and objectives. That is, the contribution made by the programme’s/project’s results to the achievement of the Programme/project purpose.
SiA checks for the likelihood of a continuation in the stream of benefits produced by the programme/project after the period of external support has ended.
In this, SiA focus on the effect of the project on its wider environment, and its contribution to the overall objective.
M&E of Execution of SiA’s Plans and Strategies
SiA Vision, Mission and Objective M&E
Vision, Mission and objectives are Monitored and evaluated basing on SiA Strategic Goals and SiA Programmes.
M&E of SiA Strategic Goals
Strategic goals are monitored and evaluated based on SiA Programmes.
M&E of SiA Programmes
Programmes are monitored and evaluated based on the projects developed from a specific programme. The performance indicator for programmes covers; Number of projects, Quality/Nature of projects, Partnerships, Campaigns etc.
M&E of SiA Projects
Projects are Monitored and Evaluated basing on actual activities. The performance indicator for projects covers; Number of activities, Quality/Nature of activities, Beneficiaries, Tasks etc.
M&E of SiA Activities
Activities are monitored basing on the actual tasks or event done. Results of activities are considered in activities monitoring